Santa is a very busy guy this time of year.
With that in mind, we have a list for you to make it easier to track him down for those memorable holiday meetings, and of course, family photographs!
All of these events in Portsmouth (and many more) can be found on our Website Calendar. If you have a Santa appearance to add to this FREE Listing please SUBMIT IT HERE.
Don't miss our other BIG LISTS of Seasonal Fun including Where to Find Santa in Hampton Roads (all cities), Dining with Santa, Holiday Parades, Holiday Performances, Hampton Roads Lights Displays and more!
Dates: FRIDAYS: November 24, 3-8pm, December 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, 5-8pm. SATURDAYS: November 25, and December 2, 9, 16, 23, 3-8pm. SUNDAYS: November 26, 1-5pm., December 3, 10, 17, 24, 11am-5pm.
Where: Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center, High Street, Portsmouth VA
What: "Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus. He exists as certainly as love and generosity and devotion exist, and you know that they abound and give your life its highest beauty and joy . . ." A Very Virginia Christmas by Wilford Kale, 1987. Families may visit Santa during the Winter Wonderland exhibit at the Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center.
Cost: Admission to the Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center is Adults $3, Children/Military/Seniors $2
Date: Saturday, December 2, 2017 from 9-11am
Where: 1114 Hodges Ferry Rd, Portsmouth VA
What: Please join Bethel 40 for our 9th Annual Breakfast with Santa!
Cost: Adults are $6 and children are $4. Pictures with Santa are $5 and VaCHIP will be there with their complimentary Child Id program. All proceeds go towards our Christmas families.
Dates: Grand Opening December 2, 2017 from 10am-8pm; Hours Thru December 24: Mon-Tue Closed; Wed-Fri 5p-8p; Saturdays 12p-8p; Sundays 12p-7p
Where: 1301 Frederick Blvd, Portsmouth, VA
What: Visit with Santa
Dates: Saturday, December 9, 2017 from 8:30-11:30am
Where: Portsmouth United Church of Christ 5900 Portsmouth Blvd, Portsmouth VA
What: Please join us for a magical morning with Santa. Enjoy a pancake breakfast filled with fun and laughter all while helping the animals of the Portsmouth Humane Society. Santa will be there, don't forget your cameras!
Cost: $6 in advance, $8 at the door
Dates: Saturday, December 9, 2017 from 9-11am
Where: USCG Base Portsmouth MWR, Portsmouth, VA
What: Meal and photos with Santa
Cost: Tickets will be sold one month prior to the event!
Dates: Saturday, December 9, 2017 from 10:30am-1pm
Where: Willett Hall, 3701 Willett Drive, Portsmouth Virginia
What: Come and join us for a Breakfast with Santa! All children and their families are invited to join us for a pancake breakfast.
Cost: For more information please call 757-393-5460.
Date: Saturday, December 16, 2017 at 10am & 11:45am
Where: Bide-a-Wee Golf Course 1 Bide A Wee Lane, Portsmouth, VA 23701
What: The region's only authentic African American Santa Claus pulls his sleigh into The Pavilion at Portsmouth's Bide-a-Wee golf course for brunch, photos and fun Saturday, December 16th. Seating times: 10 AM & 11:45 AM.
Cost: Tickets are $15 for adults, $10 for children 2-12. Tickets are limited and must be purchased in advance. Proceeds go to pay off school lunch arrears for local Hampton Roads students.
Dates: Saturday, December 16, 2017 from 1:30-3:30pm. Sunday, December 17, 2017 from 11am-2pm
Where: Bayside Harley-Davidson, 2211 Frederick Blvd, Portsmouth, VA
What: Which list are you on? Bring the kids, big and small!